Turkey truck crashes into local store.
Piedmont High played error-free baseball and got a three-hit shutout from junior pitcher David Nash in a 10-0 win over Weddington that was shortened by the mercy rule on Friday. The Panthers won two out of three games against Weddington, which won the 3A state title in 2012 and 2013.
Weddington High scored in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat Piedmont 6-5 in a matchup between two defending state champions. Piedmont won the first of the three-game series 8-7 in nine innings. The final game of the series is being played Friday night in Unionville.
Piedmont High trailed by four runs entering the bottom half of the seventh inning, but the Panthers tied it up and went on to win in extra innings, 8-7. The historic game marked the first time in Union County history two defending high school state champions played each other in baseball.
After losing a pair of one-run baseball games to Weddington earlier in the week, Cuthbertson got over the hump and salvaged the third game of the series with an 8-6 home win on Friday. The victory is extra satisfying for the Cavaliers, considering Weddington has won the last two 3A state titles.
She had just landed her helicopter in Saudi Arabia’s searing mid-day heat.Getting out, she took off her helmet letting her hair drop down. A shepherd was watching this. His eyes widened as he raised his hands and began shouting with shock and outrage at the sight of a woman flying an aircraft.
Let’s get down to Waxhaw business! The Waxhaw Woman’s Club is holding a fundraiser, “Ziti With Your Sweetie,” on Valentine’s Day, Friday evening, February 14th, from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m., at the Waxhaw Woman’s Club, 200 East South Main Street, in Waxhaw.
The Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center in Monroe has a variety of fitness classes to help seniors stay active.
Local business ready for Christmas.
It started with 21 women in the home of Mrs. A.M. Crowell. It was Nov. 28, 1913, and the Women of the Word were just getting started. In those days, the group from St. Luke’s Lutheran was called the Women’s Missionary Society, and each woman was responsible for the five-cent dues.
There is no risk of a constitutional convention
Take nothing at face value … investigate
Finally scared enough to vote?
Check the batteries in your smoke detector
Transparency vs. paranoia
When the health care debate began, I warned that the President’s health care bill was the wrong direction for our nation and North Carolina. I offered an alternative then—The Patients’ Choice Act—along with Senator Tom Coburn because health care was broken before Obamacare.
How do you like that frost on your car windows in the morning?